About Residence Life and Housing

Commencement Housing Assistant


The Commencement Housing Assistant (CHA) is a full-time, undergraduate student who -- under the supervision and direction of the Complex Director of Raoul Hall -- serves as an administrator, facilities liaison, role model, customer service representative, and team member for the Commencement Weekend guests of Raoul Hall. The CHA, in partnership with the Resident Advisor (RA) staff, works to create and maintain a healthy environment for the Commencement Weekend guests as well as the smaller number of remaining students within the building. In carrying out his/her/hir duties, the CHA is expected to treat other students, supervisors, fellow employees, and Commencement Weekend guests with courtesy and respect.


Responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:



Concierge Desk Coverage/Customer Service:

Training & Meetings:

Policy Enforcement:

Role Modeling & Attitude:

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Employment Dates

Commencement Housing Assistants will work from Thursday, May 7 through Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

Spring Training: In addition, all CHAs are required to attend Spring Staff Training on Monday, April 20 (7:00pm - 9:30pm) and Sunday, April 26, 2015 (5:30pm - 7:30pm). Training will cover in-community training, an informal social, and some administrative work. Attendance is MANDATORY for the entirety of BOTH trainings.


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A staff position in the residence halls cannot easily be translated into hours worked per day or week because of the unique nature of the responsibilities and circumstances. The position requires a genuine personal commitment, flexibility, and good understanding of the unpredictable nature of the actual time involved.

CHAs are paid a $500 stipend, as well as provided housing in a room (Raoul Hall) from Thursday, May 7 through Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

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Please submit the following to apply:

Complete applications and resumes must be submitted via email to Ambra Yarbrough (ambra.yarbrough@emory.edu) by 5PM on Friday, March 6, 2015.

Selected applicants will be invited to interview between Monday, March 16 and Friday, April 3, 2015.

Applicants will be notified by Monday, April 8, 2015, of their standing in the process.

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Additional Information

For additional information, please contact:

Ambra Yarbrough, Complex Director
Office of Residence Life
Emory University
DUC/Drawer B
Atlanta, GA 30322
Phone: 404.727.1703
Email: ambra.yarbrough@emory.edu


Emory University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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